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Utah State Bar, CLE
645 S. 200 E. , Suite 310
Salt Lake City, Ut. 84111
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Event Date 4/15/2013
Time 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Event Location Utah Law & Justice Center
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City
Event Sponsor
Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division
Event Cost

FREE!!! for YLD Members

All Others $75

CLE Credit
2.5 Hrs. (including 1 hr. Prof/Civil)




2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. All members of the Young Lawyers Division are invited to come hear helpful information about networking, building a client base, how and why to keep your resume updated, how to sell yourself in interviews and beyond, and other useful tips for job interviews, gaining and keeping clients, and building your practice. The event will start with a panel of distinguished Bar members discussing their successes and failures in their legal careers and how they got where they are. We will hear from Judge Blanch with the Third District Court, Paul Amann with the Attorney General’s Office, Nate Alder with Christensen & Jensen, and Rod Snow with Clyde Snow & Sessions.

Small panels will meet after a short break to discuss the topics mentioned below. There will be time for participants to attend three out of the four sessions during the event. Each panel will last 35 minutes with 5 minutes between each session. Following the small panels, there will be a speed-networking event from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the main lobby with food and drinks. The panels are as follows:

The Job Hunt: Beyond Websites/Using Social Media: Join the U of U S.J. Quinney College of Law Professional Development Office Director Jess Hoffberger and the BYU J. Reuben Clark Career Services Office Director Beth Hansen as they address tips on how and where to look for jobs.

Networking/Relationship Building: (1 Hr. Prof/Civ) Who You Know and Where That Can Take You: Networking is an important skill for all lawyers to have to build relationships, gain clients, and find employment. A panel of distinguished attorneys will present tips on how to network with professionaliasm and civility and how to use social networks to create opportunities.
• David Leta, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
• Scott Sabey, Fabian & Clendenin
• Tammy Georgelas, Snow, Christensen & Martineau

How to Sell Yourself: (.5 hr. General) Attorneys from various law firms and organizations will share advice about the things new lawyers and laterals need to do to prepare for and make a good impression during interviews and when dealing with new and existing clients.
• Magistrate Judge Eve Furse
• Patrick Anderson, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association
• Cortney Kochevar, Richards Brandt Miller Nelson
• Sharon Donovan, Dart, Adamson & Donovan

Next Steps After Starting a Small or Solo Practice: (1 hr. General) Successful solo and small firm practitioners will share tips and information about the practicalities of running a small business. Panelists will discuss accounting software, malpractice insurance, legal research, listservs, how to find mentors, good business practices, gaining referrals, advertising, technology/tablets, time management software, flat fee v. contingent, etc.
• Karthik Nadesan, Nadesan Beck PC
• Danielle Hawkes, Hawkes Legal Services, PLLC
• Phil Wormdahl, Philip L. Wormdahl P.C.

Resume/CV Review One-on-One: Attendees that forward their resumes by April 10 will have their resumes reviewed by 2-3 attorneys. If possible, the resumes will be reviewed by attorneys who work in the field/type of organization that the participant is applying for. Attendees will receive an appointment during the event to meet with an attorney one-on-one in a private, confidential setting to receive feedback on their resume.